Web users in China have uploaded footage to domestic video streaming platform Bilibili that is suspected to have been obtained by hacking security cameras in public places, sparking public concern.
Recently, the National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center found that 17 mobile applications had shown privacy irregularities.
On Thursday, Shi Yujian, Senior Vice President of Vivo, revealed the latest business progress of the company at its 2021 Developer Conference. Up to now, Vivo has served over 400 million users in more than 60 countries and regions.
Recently, Xpeng Motors was fined 100,000 yuan ($15,717) for using camera equipment with face recognition functionality to collect 431,623 face photos without the consent of users.
According to the announcement from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Thursday, a total of 106 apps, including Douban, Changba, Alihuishou and Knews, have been put on a list of apps to be removed.
Chinese EV maker Xpeng announced on Tuesday that it has obtained the ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System) and ISO 27701 (Privacy Protection Management System) certifications.
Domestic social media platform Xiaohongshu is suspected of leaking the private information of minors, and of poor content auditing.
US electric vehicle maker Tesla on Tuesday said it has set up a data center in China to store local user information as it ramps up efforts to alleviate concerns regarding privacy and customer data collection.
China is moving closer to enforcing a new law that would crack down on the invasive practices of the country’s most powerful tech giants, as the draft of the Personal Information Protection Law has been submitted on Monday.
Tesla told Chinese consumers that cameras installed in its cars aren’t activated outside of North America, in response to privacy concerns about sensitive data being collected by in-cabin cameras and shared with the US automaker.
In truth, even though Zoom’s current security debacle is unsettling to some degree, its outcomes are mostly positive.
On March 26, at the annual session of China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 in the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Robin Li, Baidu‘s chairman and CEO, spoke in the session called “Navigating future development through innovation: insights from business leaders.”